Important Update!

The musculoskeletal radiology fellowship program at UC Davis Health will be participating in the 2019 Match (for appointment date July 1, 2020).  We will not be accepting applications until the approved date of October 1, 2018.  We will be updating our website as the process progresses.  Please see the Society of Skeletal Radiology website for further details on the Match -


Program Director: Cyrus Bateni, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Number of fellowship positions: 3 per year
Duration of fellowship: 1 Year
20 vacation days per year
4 conference days per year (elective with Director's approval)

Teaching Faculty

Dedicated musculoskeletal radiology faculty

Clinical Training Offered

Computed tomography
Magnetic resonance
Image-guided interventional procedures
MSK Ultrasound

Additional Information

Outstanding orthopedic faculty with strong ties to radiology
Exceptional orthopedic trauma experience at UC Davis Medical Center
Well balanced mix of sports medicine, trauma, and oncologic imaging
Variety of musculoskeletal ultrasound including diagnostic imaging and interventions
Rheumatologic imaging across all imaging modalities
Established musculoskeletal interventional service
Regular academic time
Wide variety of available electives


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  1. Completion of four-year residency in the United States or Canada.
  2. Requirements and procedures for licensing in California have changed and are substantially different than years past.  Please visit for specific details of the new requirements.  Additional information concerning licensure is available from the Division of Licensing, Medical Board of California, 2005 Evergreen Street #1200, Sacramento, Calif. 95825, telephone (916) 263-2344 or by visiting
  3. Requirement for acceptance of international medical graduates at UC Davis for postgraduate training

How to apply

To apply, please submit the following materials to the fellowship coordinator at the address below.

  1. Current CV
  2. Three letters of recommendation (including one from the director of your radiology residency program sent from the Dean's office directly to our program)
  3. USMLE transcripts
  4. Personal statement
  5. Current photo (to ensure we have the correct applicant with the correct file during rank period)

Contact information

If you have questions or would like to submit your application materials, please contact:

Cyrus Bateni MD

Phone: 916-703-2273
Fax: 916-734-8490

UC Davis Health System
Department of Radiology
4860 Y Street Suite 3100
Sacramento, CA 95817